606-1 LIBRARY RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATIONS — DISCRETIONARY GRANTS AND CONTRACTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND OTHER ELIGIBLE AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS, AND ORGANIZATIONS (CFDA No. 84.039) I. PROGRAM PROFILE Legislatipn; Sections 201, 202, and 223 of the Higher Education Act of 1%5, Title II-B, Public Law 89-329 as redesignated by Section 111 of the Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law 92-318 amended by Section 201 of the Education Amendments of 1980, Public Law 96-374, and by Sec- tion 516 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Public Law 97-35; (20 U.S.C. 1021, 1022, and 1033). (Expires September 30, 1985) Funding Since 1980: Fiscal Year Authorization Appropriation 1980 $120,000,000 I/ $333,000 1981 10,000,000l/ 250,000 1982 1,200,000 ?/ 240,000 1983 1,200,000"?/ 240,000 1984 1,200,000?; 240,000 Purpose: To make grants to, and contracts with, institutions of higher education and other public and private agencies, institutions, and or- ganizations for (1) research and/or demonstration projects related to the improvement of libraries, (2) training in librarianship and information technology, and (3) dissemination of information derived from such projects. Eligibility; Institutions of higher education, public and private agen- cies, institutions, or organizations. II. RESPONSE TO 6EPA 417 (a) A. Goals and Objectives During FY 1984, the Department's principal objectives for the programs were: 1. To monitor the following projects: a. New Directions in Library and Information Science Education; b. Diffusion of Innovation in Library and Information Science; minority groups.